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    Monday, April 06, 2020
    Objective: To familiarize employees with common types of foot protection Keeping your feet safe on the job means protecting them from a spectrum of potential hazards, including skin infections, crushing injuries, exposure to electricity, chemicals, extreme temperatures, or sharps, and other common worksite hazards. Before beginning work, conduct a job hazard analysis to determine the need of ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, E- Communication - Toolkit Program
    Monday, April 06, 2020
    INVITATION FOR SUBCONTRACTOR'S BID We are requesting sub bids and material quotes from Certified DVBE, LBE, DBE, MBE, WBE, SBE and all others for:  Title: Burlingame Intermediate School Modernization Lease-Leaseback Project Est. $9.7M Bid Date: 4/29/20 @ 2PM Location: Burlingame, CA Owner: Burlingame School DistrictSCOPE: Alten Construction is under contract to bid out this lease-leaseback ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Friday, April 03, 2020
    Dear Marin Builders Association Members and Friends IN SONOMA COUNTY, As the global impact of COVID-19 continues to change, Emser Tile’s top priority is the safety and well-being of you, our valued customers as well as our employees and communities across the country. We assure you that we continue to monitor and respond to the rapidly changing situation via guidance from local and national ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Community, Economic, E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Press Release
    Monday, March 30, 2020
    Before you lift something, ask yourself these questions: How heavy is the load?Will it be awkward to control?Should I ask for help?Can it be moved mechanically with available equipment?Is it in an accessible position?Does it have sharp edges?Will it be slippery or awkward to lift?Do I need gloves or other protection?Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training
    Friday, March 27, 2020
    San Rafael City Schools (“District”) is seeking proposals from qualified persons, firms, partnerships, corporations, associations, or professional organizations to provide design, constructability review, value engineering, master scheduling, cost estimating, budgeting, and construction services for the development and construction for the San Rafael High School (SRHS) Air Conditioning (AC) Phase ...read more
    Categories: Project Bid Requests
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    Dear Marin, We know that you may not be thinking about servicing your plumbing at this time, but we want you to know that we, at Marin Roto-Rooter, are here for you. As a local small business we are committed to providing the highest possible customer care and safety through these uncertain times.   COVID-19 has expanded into the United States at a rapid pace and has significantly impacted our ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Friday, March 20, 2020
    Objective: Increase your employees’ awareness of COVID-19 and ways to prevent its spread. Coronavirus (COVID-19) is the latest communicable disease outbreak with symptoms ranging from mild to severe. The World Health Organization (WHO) has classified this illness as a pandemic because of its worldwide spread with no pre-existing immunity. While it may be a novel illness, workplace hygiene best ...read more
    Categories: E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Tuesday, March 17, 2020
    Objective: To provide an overview of ladder set-up principles, including pre-use preparation Planning, preparation, and careful positioning are all required before ladders can be used safely.Click here to download the complete training short in EnglishClick here to download the complete training short in Spanish Safety & Training Shorts provided by George Petersen Insurance Agency, the proud ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Education, Safety and Training, Papers/Research
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    Jim Schalich has been selected by the Marin Builders Association as the 2020 recipient of the Peter Arrigoni Building Community Leadership Award. The award was established in 2019 in honor of the late Peter Arrigoni who was General Manager of the Marin Builders Association from 1977 to 2003 and served on the Marin County Board of Supervisors from 1968 to 1976. The award recognizes an individual ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    By Shauna Krause, President, Capitol Services, Inc.   License law may be printed black and white in the rule books, but it lives and evolves with every day and that’s why it is a never-ending learning curve for contractors. It’s what makes my years of daily practice working with them an expert opinion you can count on when you need it as contractors have for more than 30 years…   Three months ...read more
    Categories: General News Article, Education, Safety and Training
    Thursday, March 12, 2020
    We would like to recognize and celebrate our wonderful REFERRAL PARTNERS!2020:Ron Kiesel, Fireplace Door Guy who referred Paul Regin, Savings MagazineBecket Colombo, Financial Advisor - Edward Jones who referred Conrad and Jennifer de Jesus, Green Light ArchitectureKerri Schultze, Ray Morgan Company who referred Dr. Sydne Pomin, D.C. and Dr. Andrea Cavalla, D.C., Tam ChiropracticBernard St. Croix, ...read more
    Categories: Community, General News Article, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    Celebrated Healdsburg Winery Toasts Energy Savings Novato and Sonoma based SolarCraft, a leading North Bay solar installer for over 35 years, recently completed the installation of a 193.2 kW DC solar electric system at Gary Farrell Vineyards & Winery in Healdsburg, CA.   This large solar power system demonstrates Gary Farrell’s commitment to reduce their energy consumption and enhance the social ...read more
    Categories: Human Interest, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Green Building - Sustainability, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Newsletter, General News Article
    Wednesday, March 11, 2020
    A solvent is a compound that dissolves another material, resulting in a solution. The most common solvent in everyday life is water. In fact, it is referred to as the “universal solvent.” In most workplaces, however, the most common solvents are organic materials such as paint thinners, degreasers, alcohols, and petroleum distillates.  These solvents can present significant danger, as they ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest, Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Community, E- Communication - Toolkit Program, Fun Facts
    Tuesday, March 10, 2020
    We hope you are having a great start to the 2020 year. Did you set new goals for your business this January? Did you tell yourself, “This is the year!” Maybe you want to be more organized, more professional, grow your admin team, be better at delegating, or take more time off.  Now, it's the beginning of March. How are things looking? It’s not too late to achieve your goals, and we can help. We ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training
    Wednesday, February 26, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of permit reports published and provided by the County of Marin and the individual cities/towns including Corte Madera, Larkspur, Mill Valley, Novato, San Anselmo, San Rafael, Sausalito and Tiburon. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Gabriela Shea ...read more
    Categories: Permits, Permits - Marin County
    Thursday, February 13, 2020
    Marin Builders Association members, Heather Brock and Jennifer Wundrow of Nest Design Co., Inc. have been chosen to design the Laundry Room of this year's San Francisco Showcase House! This year, the San Francisco Decorator Showcase house will be 22 22nd Avenue and will be open from April 25 - May 25, 2020.  Each room will be designed by a different designer / company, showing off many different ...read more
    Categories: Event Related, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts, Human Interest
    Thursday, January 30, 2020
    On Friday night, over 260 members and supporters celebrated our commitment to education, scholarships, workforce development, and community at the 2020 Marin Builders Association Crab Fest. Special thanks to the Event Sponsors that made it a true celebration: Ghilotti Construction Company, Ghilotti Bros., Inc., Jackson's Hardware, Miele, Ferguson, Alten Construction , Inc., Cal-West Rentals, ...read more
    Categories: Community, Cornerstone Partner News, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, Event Related, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Press Release
    Monday, January 13, 2020
    Click the links below to view a current list of Tax Liens & Completions published and provided by the County of Marin. If what you're looking for is not listed below, please don't hesitate to call our offices directly at 415.462.1220 or contact Paula Krause at paula@marinbuilders.com.01.03.2001.12.2001.17.2001.24.2001.31.2002.07.2002.14.2002.21.2002.28.2003.06.20
    Categories: Tax Liens and Completions
    Friday, January 10, 2020
      San Rafael, CA (January 9, 2020) – The Mario Ghilotti Family Foundation has made a $300,000 commitment to the Career Technical Education Foundation and Marin Builders Association to support expansion of a successful local youth training program called the North Bay Construction Corps (NBCC).                                 The North Bay Construction Corps, launched in Sonoma County in 2017 ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Cornerstone Partner News, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release
    Thursday, January 02, 2020
    This week, two construction education programs supported by the Marin Builders Association will begin new classes with over 50 total students exploring the benefits of construction and the built environment as a career path.Your membership support of the Marin Builders Association helps to make these programs possible. Thank you! If you would like more information about how you can help these ...read more
    Categories: E-Communication - Newsletter, Fun Facts, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Community, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Press Release
    Wednesday, January 01, 2020
    North Bay Construction Corps - Class of Marin addresses the high demand for construction workers in our community. This program places over 20 well trained and prepared high school seniors directly into the construction industry with local Marin Builders Association firms at the end of each class cycle.  Cohorts begin in January and conclude in June with a 2 week boot camp. Students will then ...read more
    Categories: Cornerstone Partner News, Education, Safety and Training, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Event Related, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, November 11, 2019
     Marin Builders Association, Town of Tiburon and Marin Economic Forum Collaborate to Measure and Improve the Permit Customer Experience  The Town of Tiburon has announced a new partnership with the Marin Builders Association and Marin Economic Forum to help improve the experience for the permit customers. The Customer Satisfaction Assessment is a program designed to measure and ultimately improve ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Economic, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Monday, September 16, 2019
    Beginning January 1, 2020, the California Air Resources Board’s (CARB) Truck and Bus Regulation will be enforced through a new automatic process. Senate Bill 1, the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1), was signed into law on April 28, 2017. This bill states that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) must check that vehicles are compliant with, or exempt from, CARB’s Truck ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, Community, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research, E-Communication - Newsletter, Human Interest
    Friday, June 21, 2019
    Inspiration. Expertise. Professionals. 500+ Local Resources for your Home. The most recognized and respected name in local Building meets the most recognized and respected name in local News. Marin Builders Association is back, with help from Marin Independent Journal and San Rafael based design studio, And Them, with the latest edition of the incomparable go-to resource guide for homeowners in ...read more
    Categories: Community, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Human Interest, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Marin Home Resource Guide, Press Release
    Sunday, June 16, 2019
    Construction Training Program Tackles Shortage in Building Industry     In response to the North Bay’s high demand for skilled construction workers, the Marin Builders Association has again partnered with College of Marin, Canal Alliance, and CareerPoint Marin to bring construction training and job opportunities to students Marin.    The Education to Career (e2c) construction training program ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest, Press Release, E-Communication - Newsletter, Education, Safety and Training, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS
    Tuesday, August 01, 2017
    Marin Builders working behind the scenes for our members.SB 1254 – Unlicensed ContractorsProperty owners can be held liable for injuries to uninsured workers and the Contractors' License Board (CSLB) has no direct authority to intervene. This bill gives the CSLB the tools they need to fight unlicensed contractors by providing the Registrar with the authority to issue administrative Stop Work ...read more
    Categories: Advocacy and Legislation, E-Communication - Advocacy, Economic, Papers/Research, Press Release
    Click here for Subcontractor Lien Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders Association and Dan McLennon of Smith, Currie & Hancock, LLP.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
    Click here for General Contractors Lien Rights Protection Checklist to protect your Lien rights provided by the Marin Builders  Association and Board member Dan McLennon.
    Categories: Community, General News Article, Marin Builders Association NEWS, Tax Liens and Completions
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